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NIST SP 800-152

A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems (CKMS)

Date Published: October 2015


Elaine Barker (NIST), Dennis Branstad (NIST), Miles Smid (Orion Security Solutions)



access control; confidentiality; cryptographic key management system; key metadata; disaster recovery; integrity; security assessment; security policies; source authentication
Control Families

None selected


Security and Privacy

key management

Laws and Regulations

E-Government Act